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QLStephen is an Apple OSX QuickLook plugin that lets you view plain text files without a file extension. It is useful for reading files like:

  • Makefile
  • Rakefile
  • CapFile

These are files that the default QuickLook plugins doesn't handle. It was built to scratch an itch, as I was finding that quicklook is useful for searching through source before I installed new programs, and the first file I would want to see, the README was the only file I coudn't. QLStephen solves that.

You can find out more via the QuickLook Github page.

QLStephen, a QuickLook plugin

Please Download the latest build:

View or fork the source via GitHub: The Public Clone URL is:

git clone git://

Launched: Nov 2008

Author: Duncan Robertson []

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